Sentence Examples

  • Smith, China in Convulsion (2 vols., Edinburgh, 1902).
  • William Gilpin, who is so admirable in all that relates to landscapes, and usually so correct, standing at the head of Loch Fyne, in Scotland, which he describes as "a bay of salt water, sixty or seventy fathoms deep, four miles in breadth," and about fifty miles long, surrounded by mountains, observes, "If we could have seen it immediately after the diluvian crash, or whatever convulsion of nature occasioned it, before the waters gushed in, what a horrid chasm must it have appeared!
  • Physical convulsion, disturbing and displacing the materials
  • Disturbed by any violent convulsion since its first upheaval, yet
  • Surface to no convulsion or vagary at all, but to a most slow,

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